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Meaning of VISAGE

Pronunciation:  'vizij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the appearance conveyed by a person's face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage"
  2. [n]  the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face'; `phiz' is British)

VISAGE is a 6 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: countenance, countenance, kisser, mug, phiz, physiognomy, smiler
 See Also: appearance, aspect, expression, face, face, facial expression, human face, human head, look, poker face, puddingface, visual aspect



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Vis"age\ (?; 48), n. [F. visage, from L. visus a seeing,
    a look, fr. videre, visum, to see. See {Vision}.]
    The face, countenance, or look of a person or an animal; --
    chiefly applied to the human face. --Chaucer. ``A visage of
    demand.'' --Shak.
          His visage was so marred more than any man. --Isa. lii.
          Love and beauty still that visage grace. --Waller.
  2. \Vis"age\ (?; 48), v. t.
    To face. [Obs.] --Chaucer.